brutish

[broo-tish]

Origin:
1485–95; brute1 + -ish1

brutishly, adverb
brutishness, noun
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brutish (ˈbruːtɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a brute or brutes; animal
2.  coarse; cruel; stupid
 
'brutishly
 
adv
 
'brutishness
 
n

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brutish
1530s, "pertaining to animals," from brute. In reference to human brutes, from 1550s.
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Example sentences for brutish
Despite his brutish appearance, conan uses his brain as well as his brawn.
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